Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21073 on 09/19/2011, Section 22-29 read as follows.


    (a) The following fares shall be in effect on all fixed route buses operated by the division of transportation:

    (1)    Regular fares

    Per ride    $ 1.00 1.50

    30 day Full Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)     35.00 55.00

    25 Ride Full Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)     20.00 30.00

    (2)     Handicapped Disabled , elderly, Medicare or Medicaid recipients, junior fares and persons with a women, infants and children (WIC) card, a current food stamp card, or individuals who can validate that they are persons with annual incomes equal to or below one hundred eighty-five (185) percent of the federal poverty level

    Per ride    $ 0.50 0.75

    30 Day Half Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)     15.00 25.00

    25 Ride Half Fare (Tickets/Fast Passes)     10.00 15.00

     (3)    School pass for students age 5 or over in kindergarten or grades 1--12,

    Per week    $ 5.00

    Per month    20.00

    Per regular semester    60.00

     Per summer semester     45.00

    ( 4 3 )         Students of any university, college or trade , public or private  school in the City of Columbia, Missouri, with the showing of a valid student identification card

     Per week    $ 5.00

    Per month    20.00

    Per regular semester     60.00 100.00

     Per summer semester    45.00
                
    (b) The following fares shall be in effect on all vehicles used to provide paratransit service operated by the division of transportation:

    (1)    Certified ADA eligible persons or companion, per ride    $ 2.00

    (2)    Registered personal care attendant accompanying a certified ADA eligible person    Free

    (c) For purposes of this section, the following definitions are established:

     ADA eligible: Any person exhibiting a valid ADA eligibility card and is certified as eligible for the specific paratransit service requested.

     Elderly: Any person age sixty-five (65) or over who exhibits a pass showing proof of age, Medicaid , Medicare or other ID.

     Fixed route buses: Any vehicle operated on the routes published in the schedules for the Columbia Area Transit System.

     Handicapped Disabled : Any person certified as handicapped disabled by reason of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunction or other permanent or temporary incapacity or disability.


     Junior: A child age five (5) through eleven (11) seventeen (17) years inclusive.

     Medicare recipient: Any person, regardless of age, who is a medicare recipient and exhibits a valid medicare card.

    Regular semester: The period from January 1 to May 15 or from August 15 to December 31.

    Summer semester: The period from May 16 to August 14.

(Ord. No. 11185, § 1, 9-2-86; Ord. No. 11377, § 1, 2-16-87; Ord. No. 13577, § 1, 1-19-93; Ord. No. 13747, § 1, 7-19-93; Ord. No. 13982, § 1, 3-7-94; Ord. No. 20076, § 1, 10-6-08; Ord. No. 20278, § 1, 5-18-09)